Wayne Gretzky - 1988
Bryan's hobby of collecting began in 1988 as an avid sports fan captivated with capturing autographs from those athletes responsible for the greatest moments in sports. This pastime quickly grew into a love for the chase and the satisfaction of a real connection to the athletes he most admired.
By the early 1990's, collectors faced new industry challenges and barriers to access in the world of sports. This development, coupled with a personal shift in taste and interest, expanded Bryan’s interest to include a growing passion for connecting with the most iconic figures of our time.
Sylvester Stallone - 1999
From Michael Jordan in his early days, to his remarkable encounters with stars like Robert De Niro and Paul McCartney, Bryan has achieved a unique inventory of memorabilia, bar none. Beginning in Toronto, Canada more than two decades ago, Bryan was soon traveling throughout the country, the continent and eventually the world to obtain specific autographs. The connections he's established in the industry remain unmatched; from working in the Toronto film industry with the likes of Sylvester Stallone, Meg Ryan and Sacha Baron Cohen, to assisting music legend Sly Stone, director Renny Harlin and mega producer Joel Silver.
Borat - 2005
From the days of the young Wayne Gretzky and what began as a hobby collection to amassing the world's most extensive Michael Jackson signature collection, Bryan Ulrich's experience, integrity and creativity remains unparalleled in the world of autographed memorabilia.